Man arrested for targeting elderly in construction scams
A man is jail on charges he ripped off seniors with phony construction scams.
The Phelps County Sheriff’s Department reports it arrested Matthew Perou, 39, on charges of financial exploitation of the elderly and forgery. Deputies had taken complaints of a man taking advantage of seniors and writing a forged check.
Investigators say Perou has been a suspect of multiple fraudulent construction contracts throughout the Phelps County ...
Retiring county clerk reflects on career, looks forward to Spring Training
When the Greene County Clerk's office opens for business on January 5, there will be a new name on the office door of the boss. For the first time, the name on the door won't read "Richard Struckhoff."
Struckhoff is retiring at the end of the year. Thursday, he answered questions for an “exit interview” about his time in office, the changes he’s seen, and what ...
Crash knocks out traffic signal in west Springfield
A two car crash wrecked two cars, and a traffic light Thursday morning.
Springfield Police report the cars collided at the intersection of Grant Ave. and West College Street. The force of the impact sent the cars into a traffic light, knocking it out of service. Public Works came to make repairs while police officers directed traffic around the scene.
No word on injuries to the drivers. ...
Cloudy and cold Thursday
Cloud cover continues for Thursday with patchy drizzle overnight and Friday morning. Temperatures will warm slightly for the weekend. ...
Death penalty sought in Jewish site shootings
A Kansas prosecutor will seek the death penalty for a white supremacist from Lawrence County, Mo. who is charged with killing three people at two Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City.
Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe announced his intention Thursday at a hearing where 74-year-old Frazier Glenn Miller of Marionville was ruled competent to stand trial.
Miller is charged in the April 13 shooting deaths of ...
SLIDESHOW: 1st snowfall of the season for Kansas City
The more north you travel from the Ozarks, the more snow you will see. Snow started falling around Kansas City in the overnight hours. Up to five inches of snow could fall on the city by Thursday night. (Courtesy CNN/KSHB) ...